Homemade treats provide a wonderful opportunity for bonding between you and your pet, and are usually healthier alternatives than store-bought options.
Grains are commonly used as filler ingredients in many cheap dog food and treats. Common examples of fillers that lack nutritional value include wheat gluten and corn.
Put together some homemade grain-free dog treats for an nourishing snack for your pups! Try giving these nutritious homemade grain free dog treats a try for an irresistibly tasty treat!
Parmesan-Cheese Dog Treats by Fromm Four
Fromm Four-Star Parmesan Cheese Dog Treats are oven baked treats made with real Wisconsin parmesan cheese, vegetables, and oregano for an irresistibly tasty snack or treat for your pup! Plus they’re free from artificial preservatives & are grain free – ideal for dogs that need less carbohydrates!
These treats are low-cal and easy to break apart into smaller pieces so you can give just the right amount of treats to your dog. They’re an ideal reward for training or rewarding good behavior!
This recipe boasts an array of nutritious fruits and veggies, such as cranberry, sweet potato, carrot, apple, split peas, green beans and green bell peppers. Produced in the USA by a family-owned and operated business dedicated to pet health.
Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dog Treats
Homemade dog treats can be an ideal way to indulge your pup while adding nutritious ingredients into their diet. These soft peanut butter-and-pumpkin cookies contain just five wholesome ingredients and can be easily prepared in just a few steps!
Pumpkin ensures moist treats while binding them together, while natural peanut butter provides protein, fatty acids, vitamins B & E and niacin. Eggs provide omega fatty acids while cinnamon offers some antioxidant support.
When making these dog biscuits, use pure pumpkin puree (not the kind found in cans of pumpkin pie mix) as this may contain added sugars and spices that could harm their health. Also double check that your peanut butter does not contain xylitol which is toxic for dogs.
Grain-Free Peanut Butter Dog Treats
Dog owners seeking an integrative approach for their animals tend to opt for grain-free foods and treats as the top choice, typically offering higher concentrations of meat-based protein, healthy animal fats, and fewer carbs that could contribute to obesity.
Grain-free treats also don’t contain filler grains like wheat and corn that provide no nutrition to dogs, instead using whole food ingredients with low glycemic index such as oatmeal or barley that make up their ingredients.
These peanut butter dog treats are created from dry-roasted peanuts that have been oven baked until crunchy for your pup to enjoy! Free from fillers such as wheat, corn and soy as well as any artificial colors or preservatives these treats provide the ideal reward to show your appreciation.
Grain-Free Pumpkin Dog Treats with Spinach and Carrots
Grain-free dog treats have quickly become one of the fastest-growing segments in the kibble market, as many owners choose to avoid grains that can cause digestive issues in certain animals. This recipe utilizes common household ingredients to create a quick and tasty grain free treat your pup will surely love!
This delicious snack makes use of high-protein chickpea flour (not bean flour) as it provides essential nutrition for digestive health. Furthermore, this yummy treat features other nutritious ingredients like nut butter, pumpkin puree, parsley and vegetable broth to provide additional nourishment.
Create the dough: Use an electric mixer to combine peanut butter and pumpkin until well mixed, add an egg and 1 1/2 cups of flour and mix well before mixing in spinach, zucchini and carrots. You could also roll out your dough on a board dusted with more coconut flour and use cookie cutters to form custom shapes!
Grain-Free Cheesy Crackers
Give in to those cheesey cracker cravings with this easy gluten free Cheez It recipe made with almond flour. They’re also ideal for Keto diets and low-carb lifestyles!
Sift together gluten free flour, xanthan gum and salt in a bowl before mixing in cubed cold unsalted butter cubes cubed with your hands into the flour to leave pea sized pieces of butter throughout.
Grate the cheese and add it to the dough, stirring to incorporate. With a rolling pin, roll out to approximately 1/8-inch thickness between two sheets of parchment paper using your rolling pin; using either a pizza cutter or pastry wheel cut the rectangles as seen above using pizza cutter or pastry wheel to slice into rectangles. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes until light golden brown and crisp.